tmb ac 737 8 maxJim Griffith forwarded this photo of the Air Canada 737 MAX 8, N60436 received from Mark Burnham.

Air Canada took delivery of this aircraft just last month. It has now been re-registered C-FTJV (Fin #501).

Click Here for the article from Skiesmag.com

Click Here to view all of the current Air Canada fleet.

Brian Flanagan sends us this report of the First Annual Air Canada Scottish Reunion -

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 53 ex-employees including 23 Pionairs and partners from Glasgow Sales Office and Prestwick Airport assembled at the Ellisland House Hotel in Ayr only a few miles from Prestwick Airport.

Being true to life, before the committee of Brian Flanagan, Liz Hosie and Avril Miller had finished setting up, the first arrivals were assembling. The private dining-room and the bar were soon resounding to cries of recognition and shouts of disbelief. Included in the group were ex colleagues from Toronto, Montreal and London England. As the lunch was sponsored by the Canadian Pionairs, the UK Pionairs were represented by Jack Morath and his wife Aureen on behalf of our UK director Mike Judkins.

At 12:30 Chairman Brian Flanagan, who was a Duty Manager at Heathrow having been in Glasgow as a Passenger Agent then Res Supervisor and Sales Rep before moving to London, thanked the Canadian Pionairs for their kind sponsorship and wished all who had made effort to attend an enjoyable day.

A superb three course lunch was enjoyed by all and this was followed by a thank you from Liz Hosie, who was a Senior Passenger Agent in Res/CTO then Sales Manager, for the invaluable help from Director Mike Judkins and Queen of Finance Margaret Finch of the UK Pionairs. She then introduced Roy Keane our ex Glasgow colleague who had travelled from Toronto, who proceeded to entertain us for 30 minutes with memories of the good old days. He reminded us of many hilarious events, which some of us might have wanted to forget.

He rounded off to a standing ovation with the message : 

There were many photo calls and renewal of friendships and promises of further get-together's. The committee have been overwhelmed by the positive feedback and thanks from everyone who attended.

tmb pwk 1In this photo we have Roy Keane, Liz Hosie, Brian Flanagan and Avril Miller, who was a Senior Passenger Agent at Prestwick.
tmb pwk 2Here we have Jimmy Edwards ex Passenger Agent Prestwick Airport and Jack Morath ex Supervisor Baggage Service London Heathrow.
tmb pwk 3An overall group photo of the attendees.
tmb pwk 4Here we have, from left to right: Glasgow Reservations/Sales, Liz Hosie, Dorothy Barrowman, Grace Whitting, Bill Kerr, Jay Caldwell (89 years young) , Roy Keane, Carol Georges and Beverley Allan.

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